Duck Tour, Ketchikan, Alaska, A United States City
Duck tours, or DUKW tours, are tours that take place on purpose-built amphibious tour buses or military surplus DUKWs and LARC-Vs. Duck tours are primarily offered as tourist attractions in harbor, river and lake cities. [from wikipedia]
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Enclosed
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(Date Photographed: 08:45:44 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 June 2017)
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The duck tour vehical was enclosed in plastic on top so that it could be heated. Small circular holes along the side were open to allow photographs to be taken.


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Storefront
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(Date Photographed: 09:09:01 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
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The tour first passed a storefront with the number 30 and a couple of small totems.


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Wooden Stairs
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(Date Photographed: 09:09:58 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
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Wooden stairs led up from the street to a government building. Notice the city bus heading down a steep street on the right.


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Ketchikan City Hall
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(Date Photographed: 09:10:05 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
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The Ketchikan City Hall building was unassumingly set into a former storefront.


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Fire And Ice
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(Date Photographed: 09:10:24 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
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The sign for the "Fire and Ice Fine Jewelry Boutique" was separated from the "Colors Fine Jewelry" sign by an American flag.


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Tourist Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:10:33 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
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A street filled with tourist stores lay opposite the Cruise Ship docks. The sign over the road read, "Welcome to Alaska's 1st City, Ketchikan, The Salmon Capital of the World."


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Fish Pirate's Saloon
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(Date Photographed: 09:10:48 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
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The Fish Pirate's Saloon, Restaurant and Gift Shop lay at the end of a long curved street.


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Cruise Ship
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(Date Photographed: 09:12:47 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
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The Ruby Princess cruise ship briefly became the largest building in the town.


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American Legion
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(Date Photographed: 09:14:04 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
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The American Legion building lay in front of a slanted road on pillars that gave vehical access to several hillside homes.


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Road Alongside Creek
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(Date Photographed: 09:17:06 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
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Part of the tour took the Duck Boat on a road alongside a creek.


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KTHN and KGTW
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(Date Photographed: 09:25:44 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 June 2017)
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Alaska Broadcast Communications, Inc external link at 526 Stedman was home to two radio stations: KTHN AM 930 and KGTW FM 106.7.


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